Science phone-in podcasts answering science questions and discussing topical science news stories...

25 March 2011

The fate of soundwaves, can salamanders use silicon, why did the moon come closer to Earth, do you need to inhale to...

18 March 2011

Should you keep your banana in the fridge? Why are ice-cubes easier to eject from top-shelf freezer trays? Why not site...

15 March 2011

What causes the rainbow of colours around an aircraft's shadow, why are moths and mosquitoes attracted to lights,...

25 February 2011

How do melons concentrate water in their flesh? Why do some hairs grow longer than others? What's the advantage of...

11 February 2011

This week, the causes of asthma, a new way to "K.O." MRSA, what is lupus and can it be controlled, how do...

04 February 2011

This week, how stimulating the brain can help you to think outside the box, why corks in the bed can cure cramps, the...

28 January 2011

Straight from the horse's mouth, or cow's stomach, this week how scientists have found the genetic clue to...

21 January 2011

Where do renal calculi come from, can weight loss halt diabetes, how might neuro-feedback help ADHD and autism, what...

14 January 2011

Could personal nuclear reactors power towns, why can't eyes be transplanted like livers, is it dangerous not to...

07 January 2011

How cats find their way back to their former homes, the science of self-winding watches, why sunlight triggers sneezes...

24 December 2010

What's a light-year? Is there a non-surgical solution to a squeaky voice? Can my cell phone unlock my car?

17 December 2010

How did a lightning storm spark a glowing ball above a roof, do atmospheric oxygen levels dip in winter, does anyone...

10 December 2010

What can hydrogen reveal about the structure of the early Universe and what causes Alzheimer's Disease; is the...

03 December 2010

Kangaroo mothercare, why we all look different, what's the capacity of the human brain and why do some songs get...

26 November 2010

What's more accurate, vehicle speed according to a GPS unit, or the speedometer? Also, what causes the Earth'...

19 November 2010

How do space travellers navigate, can you swallow in microgravity, does apple cider vinegar help with weight loss, is...

12 November 2010

This week, how Tetris could hold the key to blocking the bad memories and flashbacks behind post traumatic stress...

05 November 2010

Where do accents come from, can glass be magnetised, what's the point of males and females and can people get...

29 October 2010

Join Dr Chris to discover why a work out makes you whiffy, how grass can grow in concrete, what diseases birds can give...

22 October 2010

What stops water moving through a tiny hole, are ground up tablets safe to swallow, what are freckles, how fast can a...

15 October 2010

This week Dr Chris discusses how volcanoes can cut global warming, the evidence for genes linked to race, whether...

08 October 2010

Are fat cells all made equal, why women glow while men perspire, the science of electromagnetic induction, what is...

01 October 2010

Where does the waste from an aeroplane toilet go? And could you ever really get stuck to one when pressing the flush?...

24 September 2010

How do dolphins and other marine animals hydrate themselves? Can we use nanotechnology to fight disease? How does a...